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Fire Season

April 1, 2015 Spring fire season is under way in West Virginia — and continues through May 31. more »»


March 31, 2015 Mid-Ohio Valley residents deserve a big thank you for their generosity this past weekend during the Wood County Society’s annual fund-raising event. more »»


March 30, 2015 Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., was among the group of lawmakers who signed on to introduce a bill that would reauthorize the Appalachian Regional Commission for another five year. more »»


March 29, 2015 While the investigation into the circumstances behind the removal of 42 dogs and five cats from Ellen’s Rescue in Parkersburg continue, the fact remains there are now enough animals at the Humane... more »»

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March 28, 2015 UP: To crews who were able to find a waterline break and repair the old pipe with a replacement valve — and installed a new valve that will allow them to isolate the area if there are problems in th... more »»


March 27, 2015 It has been true for generations — West Virginia’s socio-economic climate of too many families below the poverty line and too many young people whose educations are cut short means our children... more »»

Line Break

March 26, 2015 Earlier this week, Parkersburg residents dealt with the relatively minor consequences of a waterline break that sent 4 million gallons out of the system, and caused the water levels in the north and... more »»

911 Center

March 25, 2015 Wood County’s 911 Center is facing a problem that comes as a consequence of advancing technology and changing habit. more »»

Belpre Chamber

March 24, 2015 Members of the Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce are getting reminders of the benefits available to them because of their membership, courtesy of a group of ambassadors who have decided to take on a... more »»


March 23, 2015 West Virginia continues to have an employment problem. more »»


March 22, 2015 Many states — and the federal government, for that matter — could learn a thing or two about the transparency to which they pay so much lip service simply by taking a page out of the Ohio treasurer’... more »»

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March 21, 2015 UP: To Wood County high school students who worked hard to raise animals and then won awards and are providing food products through the 67th Little Kanawha Regional Ham, Bacon and Egg Sale. more »»

Gus Douglass

March 20, 2015 Across the Mountain State, praise is pouring in for the man who guided West Virginia’s agricultural efforts longer than any other state agricultural commissioner in the countr. more »»

Public Records

March 19, 2015 Members of the public who seek access to public records in Ohio have a right to expect they will not be asked to pay an unreasonable sum to receive copies of documents. more »»

Safety Day

March 18, 2015 It is not always easy to teach kids how to conduct themselves safely in this ever-changing world of our. more »»


March 17, 2015 Thursday will mark the beginning of an opportunity for local residents to show their support for the arts and art education, as Artsbridge kicks off its annual United Arts Fund Campaign. more »»


March 16, 2015 Between 2008 and 2013, the number of Ohioans claiming Social Security disability benefits has increased by 28 percent — the third highest growth rate in the country. more »»


March 15, 2015 West Virginia’s kids are surrounded by influences that can make it difficult for them to resist the temptation to begin smoking. more »»

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March 14, 2015 UP: To Sistersville Tank Works, for its groundbreaking at a new site in the Pleasants County Industrial Center. more »»


March 13, 2015 West Virginia University-Parkersburg offers students a value not found in many other schools around the stat. more »»

Food Bank

March 12, 2015 At first glance, the news of a crisis at Mountaineer Food Bank in Braxton County may not seem as though it matter much to people in the Mid-Ohio Valley. more »»


History program April 3, 2015

MARIETTA — The next Brown Baggin' Thru History program will be noon-1 p.m. April 3 at Campus Martius Museum at 601 Second St. in Marietta.Admission is free to the program, due to support from the Washington County Public Library. more »

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